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Published:Tuesday | March 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Sally Porteous, the custos rotulorum for Manchester, says business leaders in Mandeville remain resolute in the face of last week's brazen attempt by criminals to extort businesses in that town.She said the lawlessness of those who planned their...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Arnett Gardens moved six points clear of Reno FC in the race for top-six spots in the Red Stripe Premier League, after second half substitute Kamal Malcolm netted an injury time winner in their 1-0 victory over their host at the...

Published:Sunday | February 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Cornwall College sprinter Mathew Brown held off the field to land the marquee Class One 100 metres title at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association Western Championship and put his name in the hat for the remainder of the Digicel...

Published:Friday | February 17, 2017 | 12:25 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:More players worthy of a national call-up will emerge over time form the St James Netball Leagues, says Gena Haughton, the St James Netball Association president.Pointing to national age group representative Carlalee Tingling and...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Lillian Bolt, arguably the biggest fan of nephew and world sprint superstar Usain Bolt, has come out swinging at the Government for what she says is the careless way in which they have gone about handling certain aspects of his legacy...

Published:Sunday | February 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Double Olympic gold medallist Elaine Thompson says she is gearing up for the Birmingham Grand Prix later this month and that she is feeling good about her prospects on the track this season after helping MVP Track Club to defend their...

Published:Thursday | February 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Senator Ruel Reid, the minister of education, youth and information, says that the students at Green Pond High School in St James should seek to honour the memory of their slain schoolmate, Shineka Gray, by continuing the school's...

Published:Monday | February 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Robert Gray, the father of murdered Green Pond High School teen Shineka Gray, has described a flurry of rumours about the circumstances surrounding his daughter's brutal death as counterproductive and hurtful."I don't know what...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Jamaican Olympian Marvin Anderson has said that while he understands the reason why schools choose to scout and buy athletes for their respective squads, he would rather see the schools depending on the support of the community to augment...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Standout defender Alburn Facey has given up on any realistic hopes of donning the Reggae Boyz jersey and has cited the scarcity of true earning potential for young footballers, as one reason he thinks many of his peers will turn their...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Craig Foster has scored three goals and provided one assist in four Red Stripe Premier League matches for Reno FC since his return in January.This has been a key factor in pushing the Westmoreland-based club to a three-game unbeaten run, which leave...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

There is no three ways about it, Westmoreland-based Three Miles River FC is aiming to become the dominant club in the west, and that means that they must first unseat the overwhelming parish standard-bearers Reno FC and the undoubted best club in...

Published:Sunday | January 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Englishman Paul Eales struggled on yesterday's final day, but held on to save par in dramatic fashion to eke out a one-stroke victory in the 2016 Jamaica Open Golf championship at the Half Moon Golf Course in Montego Bay.Eales won the...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Englishman Paul Eales holds the early lead at the 2017 Jamaica Open Golf Championship, taming the field at the picturesque Half Moon Course with a superb 4 under-par 68 to sit atop the leaderboard after day one in Montego Bay.His...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

In 2011, when Orville Powell acquired ownership of Seba United and subsequently rebranded the former two-time league winners, renaming the club Montego Bay United Football Club (MBU), it started what is now an avalanche of success.They have gone on...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Schoolboy Jourdaine Fletcher took his goalscoring form into the Red Stripe Premier League, scoring on debut for champions Montego Bay United (MBU) in their 2-1 win over struggling Waterhouse FC yesterday at Wes Pow Park.Fletcher's...

Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2017 | 12:15 AMPaul Clarke

  Western Bureau: The new year brings with it a worsening cry from Everton Tomlinson, the Westmoreland Football Association president, who is once again lamenting the lack of effort to assist his administration in its bid to develop football...

Published:Thursday | December 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Like last year, it took another all-star ensemble to close the 2016 GT Taylor Christmas Extravaganza show, but the performance of the night belonged to reggae singer Sanchez, who highlighted the event with a string of memorable hits from his vast...

Published:Monday | December 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

  Jamaican sprint star Yohan Blake says he feels the coming year will bring for him, a return to special performances on the track for him. Blake, who made a decent return to top level sprinting after a tough few years with injuries, produced...

Published:Monday | December 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Faulkland SC secured their first-ever victory in the Western Confederation Super League, outclassing Wadadah FC 4-1 in an early game of a double-header at Jarrett Park on Saturday.Goals were at a premium during first-half action with...

Published:Monday | December 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western BureauDefender John Barrett scored his first goal of the season as defending champions Montego Bay United (MBU) widened the gap at the top of the Red Stripe Premier League with a 1-0 victory over University of the West Indies (UWI) yesterday...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Sandals South Coast and Petersfield FC square off this afternoon in an early Westmoreland derby in the second-round match of the Charley's JB Rum Western Confederation Super League at Petersfield Community Centre at 3 p.m., as both teams seek to...

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:It would cost the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), the governing body for high-school sports in Jamaica, approximately $100 million to make competitions like the daCosta Cup and Manning Cup more desirable, said...

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Rusea's High School will be searching for a new football coach for next season as Aaron Lawrence has confirmed his decision to call it quits, after guiding the many-time daCosta Cup winners to a third straight quarter-final finish in...

Published:Monday | December 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Jamaica College (JC) head coach Miguel Coley and his team put the lid on what he called a fantastic season after Saturday's Olivier Shield capture in Montego Bay, in a game that both himself and his Cornwall College counterpart Dr...

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